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Retro Rocket
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From: Santa Paula, Ca,. USA
Registered: Dec 2007

posted 09-21-2013 06:20 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Retro Rocket   Click Here to Email Retro Rocket     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
This is the early 7487 concept, printed a 1/100th scale, about 6" long. It's printed in stainless steel and comes to you in a surface that looks like a sandcasting, very smooth but pitted.

I took a couple days with a dremel. needle files and sandpaper to get smooth and sharp but it was worth it. I used to collect wind tunnel models and this has the same look and feel. And yes, like all my models, it's for sale.

I have very limited internet access so I might not reply to this listing for a few days.

Theres a few pics on photbucket. I wish I had more more, steel is pretty expensive but cool to work with.

[IMG]http://i421.photobucket.com/albums/pp291/retrorocketmodels/CAD%20models/IMG_0659.j pg[/IMG]

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